About Me

Penny Howarth,  I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and a Registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Pyschotherapy (BACP). I have a Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of York St John (accredited by  BACP)  and also have a Diploma in Social Care.  Prior to becoming a Counsellor I worked in Social Care for several years.

In addition to my private practice at Good Health Clinic, Selby; I have worked for several years as a School Counsellor with children and young people 3-21 years and have also worked with other Counselling organisations.  In addition I currently work for a Counselling Charity in York city centre.

I am fully insured and have an enhanced CRB check.


People come to see me for all sorts of reasons, for example:

  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Emotional response to Illness
  • Family problems
  • General life stresses
  • Eating Disorders
  • Work Stress
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol /Drug dependency related issues
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Personal Development 

 I see clients from Selby, York, Goole, Pontefract and surrounding areas.